'''Vassar College''' ( ) is a private, coeducational
, Liberal arts colleges in the United States|liberal arts college
in the town of Poughkeepsie (town), New York|Poughkeepsie
, New York
, in the United States. Founded as a women's college
in 1861 by Matthew Vassar
, the school is one of the Seven Sisters (colleges)|Seven Sisters
and has a historic relationship with Yale University
; it became coeducational in 1969. The college offers Bachelor of Arts|B.A.
degrees in more than 50 majors and features a flexible curriculum designed to promote a breadth of studies. Vassar also offers many extracurricular organizations including student theater, a cappella groups, club sports, volunteer and service groups, and a circus troupe. Vassar College's varsity sports teams, known as the Brewers, play in the NCAA
's Division III (NCAA)|Division III
as members of the Liberty League
Vassar tied for the 12th best...